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breaking news tonight. the fbi now joining the case. the classroom takedown. outrage. the officer removing a student from a classroom. tonight, right here, we show you what happens on that video before that moment. also, breaking late authorities now revealing there will be no criminal charges after a cop shooting an unarmed teen on a first date. it. tonight, their explanation. the new poll tonight. donald trump no longer on top? and the eye-opening new numbers on hillary clint to be. frozen to death. the woman who died inside a controversial cryoo-therapy chamber, found the next morning. so many famous athletes are now using them. and first, it was our investigation, now comes the new warning for every driver about your tires. what is their true age and have they been recalled without you even knowing it?
the simple number on your tire that could reveal it all. good evening. and we begin tonight with that classroom take jeondown, captured on video. the fbi is now investigating tonight. it all begins in a high school algae dra class. an officer is called in and appears to violently force a student out of her seat. it is hard to watch. the officer appearing to put his arm around her neck there. the desk flipping over. he drags her away. the other students in the room frozen in place, many recording it on their phones. leave. and we are about to show you what happens in the moments leading up to that confrontation. abc's mary bruce, leading us off from columbia, south carolina. the. >> reporter: it was 11:00 algae bra class. authorities say a 16-year-old disruptive. some students say she was
she's asked to leave, but refuses. finally, a school resource officer is called to the classroom. he walks over to the student, shuts her laptop and moves it away. she refuses several more times. that's when the situation escalates. >> either you're going to come with me or i'm going to make you. >> reporter: that second video shot by another student shows the officer slamming the student to the ground. he grabs her arm, she puts her arm up, then the other arm goes around her neck and he violently flips her desk, drugging her across the room and detaining her until she is released to her parents. >> put your hands behind your back. >> reporter: give me your hands, the officer repeats four times. you can see the other students frozen, watching in silence. sophomore tony robinson who was in the class and shot this terrified. >> everybody was scared. we all knew what was, you know, about to happen. >> reporter: one student did try
stepping in, only to be arrested herself. >> they got her out the classroom and then he came back and he was like, you want some of this, too? and then he just said, you're going to jail, too. and he put me in handcuffs and i just walked out like, i didn't, like, try to resist or anything. he just put me in handcuffs. >> reporter: the school resource officer, identified as 34-year-old ben fields, a deputy sheriff and football coach. last year, he was honored for being an exceptional role model. but there have been reflags. he's been sued in the past. in 2007, he was accused with using excessive force. the fbi has been called in. the sheriff department is reviewing all videos, including one they say shows the student striking the officer with her fist. school officials are outraged. >> what we all watched on that shamefully shocking video is reprehensible, unforgivable and inconsistent with everything that this district stands for.
deputy fields is on unpaid administrative leave, banned from this high school here and all others in this district, as the fbi and justice department investigate. david? >> mary bruce leading us off tonight. mary, thank you. and to another breaking headline late today. word there will be no state criminal charges after an unarmed teenager on a first date was shot and killed by a police officer. this is the teenager, his family outraged tonight. and for the first time, authorities have now released the video from that fast food parking lot. you can see the images, the moments right before the officer opens fire. investigators revealing what they believe happened and why they believe the shooting was justify justified. abc's senior justice correspondent pierre thomas tonight. >> reporter: the young couple was sitting in the car after buying ice cream on a first date. it all goes down in seconds, following a sting in which undercover police allegedly sell drugs to a woman riding in this
hammond. seneca, south carolina, officer mark tiller, with his handgun drawn, tries to make an arrest, briefly stepping in front of hammond's car. but hammond attempts to speed off. officer tiller fires. hammond, struck twice in the side and back, dies. today, a south carolina prosecutor concluded the shooting was justified, that officer tiller had reason to fear for his life and that he had a difficult decision in to make in just three seconds. but tonight a justice department investigation continues, and federal charges could still be brought. hammond's parents say he was shot after his car had passed the officer. they are suing, claiming the officer's life was not truly in danger. david? >> and pierre, what about the young woman in the car? the boy's date? >> reporter: david, she was charged with marijuana possession, but remarkably, she was not hurt. >> pierre thomas live in your washington bureau tonight. pierre, thank you. we move onto the extreme weather at this hour. torrential rains from the southeast all the way up through chicago. remnants of her rain patricia will drench the eastern third of the country over the next 24 hours. look at the heavy rain in kansas city, where they are getting
world series. the infield under tarps there. and flooding in charleston make worse by these rains. the streets under water tonight. philly, new york, boston all going to get this storm. so, ginger zee here are the storm track. >> reporter: good evening. let's go straight to the maps, david. here is what you need to know. from jacksonville, florida, up to wilmington, north carolina, coastal flood advisories. delaware to coastal massachusetts, same deal. the rain is heaviest now, tennessee through kentucky, but right along that warm front, cincinnati to cleveland, we stop the clock there, 6:00 a.m. it starts along the east coast, but i think the wettest times will be in the evening drive time from d.c. to philadelphia to new york city. we'll finally become more scattered by thursday morning week. it will leave behind up to three inches in some places, very windy in spots, too. >> all right, we'll all say good thank you. tonight. and for the first time in months, a national poll this evening showing donald trump is
dr. ben carson now in the lead on the republican side, though, within the margin of error, followed by trump, marco rubio, jeb bush and carly fiorina. tonight, trump on the attack. some saying he is changing his position on a key issue. abc's tom llamas on the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump sang it loud and sang it proud. >> i'm number one in every poll. truchl p on top. your numbers are unbelievable. boom, boom, boom. really amazing numbers. i've been winning every single one of them, right? >> reporter: but today, with that new national poll, showing dr. ben carson in the lead, trump bashing the poll and attacking carson's plan to replace medicare with health savings accounts. >> he wants to abolish medicare. abolishing medicare, i don't think you'll get away with that one. it's actually a program that's worked. >> reporter: but listen to what trump said on "this week" just two days ago. >> do you also agree with ben carson when he says medicare probably won't be necessary? >> well, it's possible. you're going to have to look at that. >> reporter: today, carson brushing off the attack. >> just propaganda.
medicare. >> reporter: trump also challenging carson's hard-line opposition to abortion. >> i'm a reasonable person and if people can come up with a reasonable explanation of why they would like to kill a baby, i'll listen. >> ben was -- he was pro-abortion not to long ago. but now he's so hard on abortion under no circumstance, there can be exceptions. you say, well, how does that happen, when you are pro and not that long ago? >> reporter: i asked carson about that. and when did that sort of change in thinking happen? >> a little more than 20 years ago. i was staying up all night, long sometimes, operating on little premature babies, trying to keep them alive. and i began to really think about the potential in each one of those lives. >> reporter: david, trump also reversed his position on abortion. back in 1999, he said, quote, he was very pro-choice, but hated
sources tell us he's going to hit carson very hard in his speech here tonight in iowa. david? >> tom llamas, thank you. and on the eve of the big republican debate, it's not just trump and carson battling it out. jeb bush and marco rubio. bush, one of rubio's mentors. they are now being forced to fight it out themselves. in fact, during a presentation in a closed-door meeting with jeb bush supporters, the bush team revealing what they're now calling marco rubio. abc's chief white house correspondent jonathan karl. >> reporter: jeb bush used to talk about marco rubio like a proud father. >> i'm so proud of his enthusiasm. i'm so proud of his eloquence. and i'm so proud that he will be part of a next generation of leaders that will restore america. >> reporter: now bush has come to see rube yoel as target number one. his main competition to becoming the alternative to outsiders trump and carson. he's hammered him for missing senate votes. >> if congressmen and women are elected to serve, they actually ought to show up and vote.
presentation to big donors flatly declared marco as a g.o.p. obama, the ultimate fighting words in a republican primary. for his part, rubio has suggested his former mentor is part of the past. >> i'm going to continue to focus on what i think our country needs to do and why it is i think we need to elevate a new generation of leadership. >> reporter: fighting with his former friend and protege is perhaps another reason jeb bush sounds so disgusted with the race. >> ill got a lot of really cool things they could do other than sit around being miserable, listening to people demonize me and me feeling come peopled to demonize them. that is a joke. elect trump if you want that. >> and jon karl with us live here in new york. always great to have you here on the set with us. we want to show everyone at home another poll out tonight. and this one is on the democratic side. it shows hillary clinton with a commanding lead now in iowa, 61 points ahead of bernie sanders. does this mean the only state where she's not leading is new hampshire? >> reporter: that's right. we haven't seen a poll in new hampshire since the benghazi hearings.
like he could actually beat hillary clinton in both iowa and new hampshire the first two states. now, once again, she's looking like the prohibitive front-runner in iowa and nationally. but david, we saw this in 2008 and the beginning of this campaign. >> what happens when she becomes the all-out front-runner. jon karl, thank you. we turn overseas tonight. new atrocities by isis. militants destroys ruins in the ancient city of palmyra. at least three hostages reportedly executed. isis already leveling two temples that stood for 2,000 years. meantime, in america's battle against isis, the new headline tonight, after that high stakes raid in iraq, elite u.s. fighters storming in, hostages facing imminent death, then sprinting to safety, right there in that video. u.s. officials now saying you can expect more raids like that one, and just today, defense secretary ash carter saying the u.s. will begin, quote, direct
action on the ground in iraq. so, let's bring in abc's chief global affairs correspondent martha raddatz live in washington. martha, direct action on the ground in iraq. that sounded like something new. >> reporter: it was, david. and it could mean a potential escalation in american involvement in combat. that quote you just used, direct action on the ground, says a lot. the secretary saying that u.s. special operations forces won't just assist iraqi forces, like they did in that deadly raid you mentioned. they could conduct what he called opportunistic raids unilaterally, if needed. this makes it for difficult for the president to say u.s. troops are not involved in ground come bat. david? >> all right, martha raddatz. thank you. back here at home tonight, a breakthrough in the budget steal mate between congress and the white house. in one of speaker john boehner's final acts, cutting a spending deal to avoid a debt crisis and government shutdown. some conservatives unhappy tonight. the bill calls for $80 billion in increased spending. the final vote could hall
tomorrow. to the west tonight and to the stunning discovery in las vegas. the woman found frozen to death. after hours inside a controversial cryo-pertherapy chamber. abc's clayton sandell with what we're learning about how this happened. >> reporter: this woman was alone, after hours, at this las vegas cold therapy salon. police say the 24-year-old manager stepped inside a cryo-therapy chamber last week, running as cold as minus 240 degrees, for a three-minute treatment. but her frozen body wasn't discovered until the next morning. >> i was told by the coroner that night that they wanted to reassure me and my family that she did not suffer and that she died instantly. >> reporter: whole bold cryo-therapy is promoted as a treatment for pain, improving circulation and weight loss. start athletes like lebron james have used it, but there is little evidence to prove it works.
the chamber is designed to keep your head above bitter cold nitrogen gas. a police report says it appears she did not have the machine set to the proper height. she did not get enough oxygen and she suf kated. the coroner says determining the official cause of death is still weeks away. the salon is now in trouble with nevada authorities who today ordered it to shut down. clayton sandell, abc news, denver. >> clayton, thank you. and there were special gemss and we wanted to show it to you. came from the white house today. these images. president 0obama welcoming the world cup champs. the u.s. women's national team. he says everyone learned something watching them play. listen. >> this team taught all america's children that playing like a girl means you're a bad ass. >> never quite heard that before. short time later, abby wambach announced she will retire in december. we love abby. there is still much more ahead on "world news tonight" this tuesday. the abc news investigation, the new national warning for drivers
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two adults died and teenagers were hospitalized. investigators say the church never got the word that that tire had been recalled a year earlier. today, investigators for the national transportation safety board said it happens all the time. millions of tires are under safety recall, but the vast majority of owners never find out about it. >> that system's not working. it's completely broken. >> somebody lost control of their vehicle. >> reporter: the ntsb investigation also found motorists are in the dark about the potential dangers of tires that look new but are actually quite old. the tire that failed in this california accident was eight years old, killing a young mother. >> my grandson is growing up without his mother. >> reporter: safety engineers say a tire can begin to break down after just six years, even if it's been in storage and never driven on. and it's not easy to figure out a tire's age. it's actually hidden in a code on the tire's side wall. 4105 means this tire was made in
it's ten years old. there is no law or industry standard that prevents the sale of tires that old. and our abc news investigation found tires for sale at major outlets that were 10 to 15 years old. and david, advice tonight from government safety officials, car owners need to know how old their tires are, if they are under recall, and, of course, if they are properly inflated. >> you can have someone at the garage check that number. brian, thank you. when we come back here tonight, the other warning involving a million cars. fears over leaking oil and possible fires. and then the warning from the airlines this evening. the new item they told us about today that we should not be putting in our checked bags. we'll be right back.ng: "that's life" song: "that's life" song: "that's life"
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